The Health Benefits of Intimacy and Sex, Part 1


“Sex is not frivolous, it’s Mother Nature’s design to keep adults well.” That’s the core message of "Sexy Brain," by Dr. Lindsey Berkson. She documents the science behind the health benefits of intimacy. Is sex more than just aerobic exercise? Why is there an epidemic of sexual apathy and dysfunction among (even young) Americans? Does sexual fitness inevitably decline with aging? What role do hormone disruptors play in interfering with the body’s sexual circuitry? What’s the impact of testosterone? Estrogen? Oxytocin? DHEA? Can yoga help support lifelong sexuality? What are the negative effects of anti-depressants? Of oral contraceptives? What are pheromones, and how do they impact sexual performance? More at and Click HERE for part 2.

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